Bourdain’s Field Notes

Bhutan. A remote, relatively rarely visited kingdom of myth and legend high in the Himalayas. Known as the Land of the Thunder Dragon, one of the reasons it’s not on the tourist trail is it’s hard to get to.

Flying in, you hang on to your seat, as the plane negotiates some alarming maneuvers through narrow mountain passes before dropping into the country’s only international airport, said by some to be the most dangerous in the world.

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